Mumbai: Council of Education and Development Programmes (CEDP Skill Institute) one of the premier institute imparting training and education recently Celebrate Education, Employment & Empowerment organized at their Annual Graduating Show “SKILL REBELS 2016”. CEDP Skill Institute also Felicitate Eminent Educationist’s, Industry Personal & Activist for their incredible work and support in Skilling India with “Revolutionary Skill Rebels Award” in the field of Education, Employment & Empowerment during the occasion.
“SKILL REBELS 2016” is a signature event of CEDP which has been established as one of the most sought after events with the aspirants in Skill Development industry, as it provides a platform for students to showcase their flair, versatility and innovativeness through an extensive array of outfits.
SKILL REBELS 2016 drew tremendous response of various Industry Personnel from across the country, altogether there are almost 40 leading companies and Educational Institute grace the occasion. Some of the major companies who are present in the event are The Lalit Mumbai, Tata Motors, Hare Krishna Maruti, Wasan Ford, Mahindra Infinity, Jay Paramedical Institute, National Institute of Technical Education, Vocational Education Training Board and various other institutions.
During this occasion, Shaheen Khan, Founder Director of CEDP Skill Institute, said “Far too often, the incredible potential in the world’s youth population is wasted by extreme poverty, discrimination or lack of skills and information. Skills development is a primary means of enabling young people to make a smooth transition to work, education and training to make the difference for youth between poverty and employment.” We know education and training are key success factors in increasing youth’s access to decent work. Schools and businesses, working together, can provide skills development and workplace-based learning for the future of work. In this regard, we try to inspire a new generation of innovators for a better world with our SKILL REBELS program”.
To accelerate the pace of Skill Development in our country CEDP has evaluated various opportunities and is looking at scaling up the program and revisiting the gaps so that more youth from across the country can get better careers and self-employment opportunities. Skill Rebels 2016 also try to identify the real gaps and give the right direction to bring higher standards and scale to the skilling initiatives for the youths from Mumbai and its suburban regions. The youth outreach plan, corporate engagement model, skilling value-chain alignment and a rollout plan was also addressed as a part of this critical intervention. The Diploma and Certificate holder of various courses in CEDP Skill Institute exhibited their professional abilities while working in reputed companies across India during the occasion.
Mr. Vasim Shaikh, President, CEDP Skill Institute, reiterated the need for industry to come forth and participate in these initiatives as it is the ultimate beneficiary of the skilled workforce. Highlighting some of the existing challenges with respect to constraint of resources and inadequate financial support, he emphasized on the necessity for private organizations to contribute through their Corporate Social Responsibility funds. In order to escalate the targets for skill development keeping in view the constantly increasing workforce in the country, there is a need for all stakeholders including Central Government, States, and Industry to integrate their efforts to achieve the desired output.
In order to service this generation better and boost young enterprise CEDP has also designed to support young people interested in setting up a new business venture or getting an employment in prominent organizations. “The Revolutionary Skill Rebels Award” will facilitate the lean, bootstrapping style of entrepreneurship preferred by young people, enabling them to build prototypes and test the viability of their business idea with prospective customers.
The world today is home to the largest generation of youth in its history, with 90 per cent of young people living in developing countries and with estimates suggesting that labour markets will need to add 600 million new jobs by 2026 to accommodate changing global demographics. CEDP Skill Institute’s students have the opportunity to access one of the most comprehensive curriculum in Vocational Education in the country with the Skill Development course offering hands-on training in various subjects.
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